Adobe AIR & Flash Player 10.1– How it Can Benefit Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Adobe also unveiled Flash platform 10.1 Flash is the favorite delivery platform (development tool) for eLearning courses due to its huge install-base and ability to produce engaging content. Due to this (and some other reasons like processor capability, device features, etc), not all devices support Flash – neither within the web-browser nor outside of it. Y ou can use existing Flash development skills to provide engaging elearning apps for handheld devices. -

Adobe Captivate 5.5: Flash Player Version Aversion

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One of the big decisions you will need to make during the Publish process ( File > Publish ) is which Flash Player to choose from the Flash Player Version drop-down menu. sports three versions of the Flash Player: 9, 10 and 10.2. While the Flash Player 10.3 Which Flash Player should you choose? According to Adobe statistics, Flash Player version 10 and below is in use in 99.2%

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HTML5 in E-learning – Signaling the End of the Flash Player

CommLab India

For years, the Flash Player reigned supreme in the world of e-learning. It seemed that the Flash Player was destined to rule the technology-enabled learning world. However, all that changed with the statement of one person – Steve Jobs, who declared in 2010 that iOS, Apple’s mobile operating system would not support the Flash Player. This means that many learners could not access online learning on mobile devices, using the Flash Player.

Cp5 content with Text Animations not working with latest Flash Player version

Adobe Captivate

There was an update to Flash Player on the 4th of November to version 10.1.102.64, which causes Captivate 5 SWFs with Text animations to either fail to run or show a black screen or show a white screen. We have been able to nail down the root cause for this issue. Meanwhile, couple of workarounds

Small Microsoft PowerPoint & Adobe Flash Objects in Captivate 4 after Flash Player 10.1 Installation

Adobe Captivate

After upgrading to Flash Player 10.1, Un-install Flash Player 10.1 using "Start: Control Panel: Add or Remove Programs," restart your computer and then install the previous version of Flash Player - 10.0.45.2. Select Adobe Flash Player 10 ActiveX and click 'Remove' button. Under "Archived Versions" section, click on Flash Player 10 link and download the zip file containing all the Flash Player 10 exes.

Solution For CP5 content(containing text animations) not working with the latest Flash player version

Adobe Captivate

Ok some good news!!! the hot fix is ready. Here are the steps for using the hot fix: On Windows: 1. Close Adobe Captivate 5.0 if already running. 2. Go to the captivate installation folder. 3. Find the file CPAnimationUtils.dll and rename it to CPAnimationUtils_old.dll. 4. Download the CPAnimationUtils.zip from here and extract the CPAnimationUtils.dll.

eLearning Development News » High Definition Video with Flash Player

eLearning Development

Flash Player Coming to the iPhone

eLearning Weekly

Well, here’s another reason why I may consider getting an iPhone … Adobe ’s CEO, Shantanu Narayen , recently spoke about developing a Flash player for the iPhone during the Adobe Q1 investor relations call. Narayen said: “Well, you know, we really believe that Flash is synonymous with the Internet and frankly anybody who wants to browse the Web and experience the Web in all its glory really needs Flash support.

What about all those old SWF files?

Adobe Captivate

I also have a number of projects that were published as SWF from old versions of Captivate. I utilize a small little SWF player that has, for me, worked very well – and the price is right (FREE)! Discussion flash player free SWF utilitiesI’ve seen several posts related to the SWF output and the lack of browser support or simply having issues playing them. In many cases, all I have any longer is the final SWF.

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Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets

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Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , eLearning , tutorial Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player by Kevin on May 20th, 2010 To kick things off, a note on the words: “Player” and “Skin”. Some refer to it as the Articulate Presenter Community Player while others refer to it as a Skin. Whatever you choose to call it in the end, you are still developing the “Skin” and the “Player.”

eLearning Development: What’s new in Flash CS4?

Upside Learning

If you have been bugged by previous Flash versions not allowing you to publish for latest Flash Player there is some relief here. Flash CS4 allows us to finally publish SWF files for Flash Player 10 - the latest version of Flash Player. Flash Player 10 is becoming very popular and in December 2008 , was already installed in more than 50% of the computers surveyed worldwide.

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eLearning Development: Useful Firefox add-ons

Upside Learning

Here I list some of them: Flash Switcher – Adobe Flash being the most commonly used development tool for Upside Learning, testing Flash content in different versions of Flash Player is a pain. Flash-Switcher makes things easy by allowing you to have multiple Flash Player plug-ins installed in the browser at the same time. Using Flash-Switcher you can also add or remove different versions of Flash Player.

Adobe Captivate: User's Minimum Requirement for Opening PDFs?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

What is the minimum Adobe Reader version my users will need to open the PDF? And will they also need the Flash Player? And since the newer Readers also include the Flash Player, your users will not need the Flash Player on their systems to open your Captivate PDFs and enjoy the video content. Captivate Question Received via Email: What Is the Minimum Requirement for Opening PDFs?

What’s New in Adobe eLearning Suite2?

Upside Learning

Adobe recently released eLearning Suite 2 comprising of Captivate 5, Flash Professional CS5, Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5 Extended, Acrobat 9 Pro, Presenter 7 (available on Windows only), Soundbooth CS5, Bridge CS5, Device Central CS5 in it. One of the most significant improvements in this version is the availability of Captivate 5 for both Windows and Mac OS platforms previously it was only available for Windows users. Flash CS5 has many new features.

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First Reflections on Version 11.5.0.

Adobe Captivate

Usually I will not talk about a new version immediately after its release. It has been possible to fill a shape with an image since version 6. In version 11.5 A setup with 3 buttons like in this screenshot was not possible in previous versions, because the bounding boxes are overlapping: The screenshot may look blurry (has been converted to bitmap here) but the original SVG’s in Captivate are really crisp. Intro.

First Reflections on Version 11.5.0.437

Adobe Captivate

Usually I will not talk about a new version immediately after its release. It has been possible to fill a shape with an image since version 6. In version 11.5 A setup with 3 buttons like in this screenshot was not possible in previous versions, because the bounding boxes are overlapping: The screenshot may look blurry (has been converted to bitmap here) but the original SVG’s in Captivate are really crisp. Intro.

Free eLearning Development Calculator… Quickly Determine Your LOE

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Note: To use the calculator, you will need the free Adobe Reader (version 9 or newer) and the Adobe Flash Player. Since the calculator is Flash-based, it will not work on devices that do not support Adobe Flash (such as the iPad). One of the most common questions we hear during our live, online classes is how long does it typically take to create eLearning using Adobe Captivate.

Some FAQs about Adobe’s announcements yesterday

Steve Howard

Adobe announced to increase its efforts on HTML5, use of the Flash Player for applications (packaged with AIR) and specific desktop browsing use cases including premium video and console-quality gaming. As a result, Adobe will no longer develop Flash Player for mobile web browsers. See this Flash Platform blog post for more details: [link]. What does this mean for Flash Player support on desktops? What will happen with Flash Player support on RIM?s

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Error while running executable (published output of captivate project)

Adobe Captivate

While running ‘Executable’ (Captivate project’s published file) in Windows 7, the program runs fine but while closing (while exiting) it always gives an error “This program requires Flash.OCX which is no longer included in this version of Windows.” ” Even I installed different version of Flash Player but that message is still coming.

Flash is Coming to Blackberry - Announced at Adobe Max

eLearning Cyclops

Today Adobe announced they will be releasing Flash Player 10.1, which will extend the use of Flash on mobile devices. And RIM has added its Blackberry to the list of devices that will run this newest version of Flash Player. And with Flash 10.1, we probably won't need, or hear about, Flash Lite any longer. As stated in earlier posts , I believe that Flash's availability on Blackberries will be a boon to m-learning.

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Flash & The Future of Interactive Content for eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Given this progress, and in collaboration with several of our technology partners – including Apple , Facebook , Google , Microsoft and Mozilla – Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to these new open formats. This will work across previous product versions that have support for HTML5 output.

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Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Last week, while justifying Apple’s refusal to allow Flash player on iPhone/iPad, Steve Jobs wrote– “ New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too) ”. More specifically- Is it ready to compete with Flash for eLearning Development? I think HTML5 still has some real constraints and it may not replace Flash for eLearning/mLearning development in near future. In fact I believe it may not replace Flash at all.

Future Of Flash Is Open Source

Upside Learning

Looks like a desire to speed up their open-source development around the Flash platform. We advocate the need of openness at Adobe especially for their Flash runtimes. Adobe has some great development tools like Flash Builder, Flash CS5 which target the runtimes – Flash Player and Adobe AIR. Although Adobe has a range of open-source projects they haven’t yet fully “opened” both the Flash runtimes.

Installing adobe Captivate 2019 problem

Adobe Captivate

I download a trial version of Adobe Captivate 2019 from Adobe site, when I try to install it on my PC, it gives me a blank screen, only CP logo, I take the same files and try to install it on my brother’s PC, it works without any problem. My laptop is: Dell precision M6500, windows 7, 8GB Rams, last version of Flash Player installed, Java installed, and I have more than 100 free space in PC system drive.

HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

A couple of weeks back we posted about Silverlight posing some (at this time, actually little) competition to Flash. Those of you have heard of HTML 5 will know it’s a new version of HTML and XHTML being promoted by Google and Apple in a bid to move the web away from proprietary technologies like Flash, Silverlight and JavaFX. Key benefit is that web developers can do this using JavaScript directly in HTML 5 without relying on technologies like Flash or Silverlight.

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The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

The Open Screen Project was started to help create a singular experience on multiple devices (using Flash) be it Computers, Mobiles, TV or Game consoles. Adobe wants to latch onto the developer group that’s comfortable with Flash, yet wants their services and content to run across platforms – this by making its runtime consistent across all devices and encourage developers to design accordingly. Obviously, using Flash platform tools offered by Adobe.

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eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos

Upside Learning

With increasing bandwidths and better compression techniques available, use of videos in Flash platform based eLearning courses is on the rise. Before using videos in your Flash project, you would need to encode them in a format compatible with Adobe Flash (FLV or MPEG-4). This table shows compatible publish and playback versions for these codecs. Using Flash, videos can be delivered using either of below methods –.

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Learning Content in Crisis? The How and Why of Moving from Flash to HTML5

gomo learning

The Adobe Flash format, once the primary standard for learning content, will no longer be supported after December 31st 2020. You may still have useful Flash learning content in your curriculum or in your archives. So, what happened to cut Flash’s market share from 28.5%

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web. Is there a competitor to Flash? Is there an alternative to Flash?

Using Silverlight/Expression Blend for eLearning Development

Upside Learning

Over the last ten years or so, major elearning developers have preferred to use tools like Flash, Authorware and Director from Adobe (earlier Macromedia). In recent years, with the inclusion of various features in Flash and the vast installation base of Flash Player amongst internet users, Flash has become be first choice for eLearning development and delivery over web. Is there a competitor to Flash? Is there an alternative to Flash?

Talking Mobile Learning, Gadgets, Tablets, Flash and More [Video Interview]

mLearning Revolution

Last week Robert Kennedy III, President of RKCS Learning Solutions, invited me to do a video interview over Skype and we talked about all my favorite topics, including eLearning, Mobile Learning, Flash Player 10.2 I’m very happy with the way the final edited version came out and I would like to thank Robert and RKCS Learning Solutions for the opportunity.

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Two Software Tools for Creating Simulations

Kapp Notes

It is now on version 3.0 and features, among other things, all-in-one application: map, author, design, build, and test all within the same tool, Flash-based tool allows other Flash objects to be linked into simulations, or whole simulations to be run inside other Flash files and the only required software for simulation playback is free Flash Player, contains libraries of customizable environments, characters, and design layouts and the simulations are 100% customizable.

The Future For Flash

Upside Learning

Earlier today, I received a link to the Flash Plugin roadmap. A lot of elearning content today was designed and developed using Flash and that will continue in the foreseeable future. The roadmap was interesting because it points to some items that could possibly impact how we use Flash for delivering eLearning. So for learning designers, Flash will continue to make sense for games on the desktop or if you are delivering video in some form.

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Publishing Adobe Captivate Projects: SWF, HTML5, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Currently, the most common way to publish a Captivate project is as a Flash SWF, an excellent solution because SWF files provide the best multimedia experience for your learners. Your learners do not need Captivate installed on their computer to use an SWF, but they do need a modern web browser and the free Adobe Flash Player. According to Adobe, the Flash Player is installed on the majority of the world's computers. SWF and HTML5 versions.

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eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #1

Upside Learning

Flash Player 10.1 Recently Adobe has released the public beta of Flash Player 10.1 This version has come out of the collaborative efforts of companies like Motorola, Nokia, Google, HTC etc. This is the first time the same version Flash Player would be available for Desktop and Mobile devices.This would help the development teams in delivering the applications on desktop and mobile phones at same level of engagement and consistency.

Video files not embedding and loading properly on swf publish

Adobe Captivate

I have tried multiple file types (mp4 and flv), both input variations (event and synchronized) and multiple flash output versions (10.x I have checked to ensure that my flash player is up-to-date in my browser (IE) also. I am attempting to embed short (10 sec) video files to a captivate 2019 project and publish it as an swf file. When viewing the swf file, the videos appear to be attempting to load (i get loader icon indications) but the video never loads.

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Adobe Presenter 11.1 is now available

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Presenter can be used now with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, 2013 or 2016 versions. It will also include the 2017 version of Adobe Presenter Video Express. also includes enhancements and resolution to the below issues: Improved user experience after security improvements in Flash Player 23 and upward releases. Resolution to the Presenter’s Flash preview which was not working as expected.

Help Your E-Learning Customers Understand HTML5

Rapid eLearning

Before we get started: Flash is going away soon. 4 Simple Steps to Update Flash Courses. How to Copy Text from Flash Courses When You Don’t have the Original File. Without the Flash player, courses run through the browser.

Text Animations in Adobe Captivate

Learning Developments

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player. Captivate FlashSome times you just need a little animation to spice up an e-learning module. Adobe Captivate 5.5 offers an easy way to create text animations that will catch the eye. These animations can be used to let a user know when a module has been completed or when a perfect score is attained. Or, just use them to draw the learners attention.

HTML 5 and eLearning Development

Upside Learning

A couple of weeks back we posted about Silverlight posing some (at this time, actually little) competition to Flash. Those of you have heard of HTML 5 will know it’s a new version of HTML and XHTML being promoted by Google and Apple in a bid to move the web away from proprietary technologies like Flash, Silverlight and JavaFX. Key benefit is that web developers can do this using JavaScript directly in HTML 5 without relying on technologies like Flash or Silverlight.

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